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Liam Maxwell: Open standards and focus on inter-operability has opened the way to 'government as a platform'

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Maxwell expects continuity of IT even if there is a change of government after the general election in 2015
26 Nov 2014

SAP, Affinity Sutton, and the strange case of the hidden mobile BI platform

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Sometimes the answer you seek is sitting right under your nose - the trick is whether or not your software vendor decides to tell you...
25 Nov 2014

Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals: warnings on cyber criminal and hacker threats ahead of Christmas retail rush

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Consumers warned 'too good to be true' offers are likely to be ploys by cyber criminals and hackers to steal data
25 Nov 2014

Vista to buy Advanced Computer Software for £725m

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ACS CEO Vin Murria had told Computing in April that she was keeping potential buyers at bay
25 Nov 2014

National Trust for Scotland deploys Brocade to improve network infrastructure

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'We now have 40 GbE connection speeds up and down the stack, which is a massive improvement on what we had before,' says head of IT Scott Newton
25 Nov 2014

Foxtons selects Six Degrees Group cloud infrastructure to underpin website operations

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Estate agent website is becoming increasingly important in the competative housing and rental market
26 Nov 2014

BBC on the hunt for website ‘editorial optimisation tool’

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Broadcaster is looking to optimise audience metrics through real-time monitoring of data
25 Nov 2014

The hybrid cloud: a concept comes of age

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As the barriers between public and private cloud are broken down, the hybrid model is becoming increasingly practicable
25 Nov 2014

Iain Duncan Smith condemns 'utterly negative' response to beleaguered Universal Credit scheme

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Work and pensions secretary insists that Universal Credit benefits programme is on track
25 Nov 2014

Sony Pictures targeted by hackers - shuts down internal network in response

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Hackers reportedly tried to blackmail Sony, warning that it had stolen 'top secret data'
25 Nov 2014
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What exactly did security software companies know of Regin, the latest malware disclosed by Symantec this weekend?

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H4cked off: Security software companies have some questions to answer about Regin, the latest state-sponsored malware that has been observed in the wild for at least six years
25 Nov 2014

How to develop DevOps capabilities in a mature organisation

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BJSS's Nigel Wilson explains how organisations can build DevOps capabilities from existing development teams
25 Nov 2014

‘When I joined SAP, nobody told me about licence extension policies' reveals new SAP UK and Ireland MD

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New boss was in the dark about user group’s most pressing concern
24 Nov 2014

Oracle User Group fires back at suggestion that customers have 'hostile' relationship with Oracle

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UKOUG believes Campaign for Clear Licensing findings to be 'very harsh on Oracle'
24 Nov 2014

Stuxnet-style malware 'developed by Western intelligence agency' uncovered in Russia and Saudi Arabia

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Symantec warns that many components of Regin probably 'remain undiscovered' and that 'additional functionality and versions may exist'
24 Nov 2014

Building for growth: an interview with Kier Group CIO Duncan Stott

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Kier Group CIO Duncan Stott explains how a £30m ERP rollout and ambitious mobile app strategy are helping to lay the foundations for the construction firm’s rapid expansion
24 Nov 2014

Theresa May to introduce plans for new internet snooping powers

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Plans to match individual users with IP addresses to be put to MPs
23 Nov 2014

Valve deploys Splunk to monitor Steam performance

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Could Splunk play a role in the launch should Half-Life 3 ever be released?
21 Nov 2014

In computer security, it's almost impossible to tell the 'good guys' from the 'bad guys'

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Even the most sophisticated of cyber attacks invariably start with a banal email and a simple attachment or URL. But how should organisations start to protect themselves against such attacks?
25 Nov 2014

CA Technologies pays millions to RBS over IT catastrophe

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Settlement will soften blow to RBS with the fiasco already costing the bank nearly £200m
24 Nov 2014

BT bids to buy back O2

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Deal could be worth £10bn, but BT claims it is interested in another mobile operator's business too
24 Nov 2014

VMware’s vCloud Air ‘knocks Amazon Web Services out of the park’ claims Bluefin head of IT

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Kevin Turnbull claims AWS gave Bluefin zero capability to export its SAP systems
24 Nov 2014

NotCompatible Android malware a 'risk that should not be ignored' says Lookout

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The latest evolution has 'set new bar for mobile sophistication and operational complexity' say experts
24 Nov 2014

Vodafone denies working with government to create network for spying on citizens

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Snowden files suggest Cable & Wireless - now part of Vodafone - was heavily involved in spying on citizens
23 Nov 2014

Firefox dumps Google for Yahoo as default search tool

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Mayer describes deal as 'most significant partnership for Yahoo in five years'
21 Nov 2014

Four arrests in UK for 'Ratting' computer hijacks

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Another 11 individuals in Estonia, France, Italy, Latvia, Norway and Romania also arrested in connection with the same crime
21 Nov 2014